Green Building Programs
Regional Green Building Programs – USA
An educational building industry alliance that promotes energy-efficient housing that is cost-effective, healthy, and durable.
The Green Building Program encourages a whole-systems approach through design and building techniques to minimize environmental impact and reduce the energy consumption of buildings while contributing to the health of its occupants.
Build It Green is a professional non-profit membership organization whose mission is to promote healthy, energy and resource-efficient buildings in California.
Practical, easy-to-use publications, directories and other tools for green renovation and new construction.
Created to encourage greater participation in green building by production builders, CGB was developed by the building industry to be voluntary and performance-based. CGB provides quantifiable environmental benefits and documented savings empowering builders and homebuyers alike to make a difference.
City of San José
In addition to requiring City buildings to be designed and built using Green Building principles, the City of San José encourages building owners, architects, developers, and contractors to incorporate meaningful sustainable building goals early in building design process.
Santa Monica Green Building Program
The City has adopted a set of requirements and recommendations to encourage the development of "green" buildings without forcing excessive costs or other burdens upon developers, building owners or occupants.
Built Green Colorado is a statewide program promoting green building in the Denver metro area and all of Colorado. Built Green is operated by the HBA of Metro Denver. The program promotes energy and resource efficient new construction in Colorado.
Help homeowners find the products and designs for building "green". Encourage Boulder homeowners to include cost-effective and sustainable remodeling and building methods that conserve fossil fuels, water and other natural resources.
A Florida nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide a statewide Green Building program with environmental and economic benefits.
EarthCraft is a green building certification program that serves Georgia, Virginia, Tennessee, Alabama, South Carolina and North Carolina. By addressing the factors that impact homes in this region, including high heat, humidity and temperature swings, EarthCraft serves as a blueprint for energy, water and resource-efficient single-family homes, multifamily structures, renovation projects, community developments and light-commercial buildings.
They provide education to consumers and industry professionals on environmentally friendly materials, energy efficient systems and products, healthy indoor air quality and affordable construction.
Builders across Michigan care for our natural resources and are looking for a better way to build. Consumers are asking for green homes. Green Built Michigan is here to help! We certify homes and home builders. We are the official green building program of the Michigan Association of Home Builders.
The Minnesota Sustainable Design Guide educates and assists architects, building owners, occupants, educators, students, and the general public concerning sustainable building design. The Guide is a design tool that can be used to overlay environmental issues on the design, construction, and operation of both new and renovated facilities.
The undisputed resource for those involved in all facets of the residential construction, light commercial construction and remodeling industry. As an organization we represent not only the interests of our members, but also the home-buying public.
Each year the New Mexico Chapter of the US Green Building Council hosts the Green Built Tour. The tour is designed to showcase buildings and homes which serve as examples of what can be done to incorporate the principles of green design and construction.
A non-profit organization whose mission is to promote environmentally sustainable and health conscious building practices through community education.
If you're buying a newly built home, learn how Earth Advantage can make it more comfortable and better for the environment. Remodeling your existing home? Make it a green Earth Advantage home.
Portland The City of Portland's Green Building Resource Promoting green building as the standard of development G/Rated offers free technical assistance for development projects in Portland, educational tours and classes, project guidebooks and grants that support innovative green building practices.
Green Building Alliance
Pittsburgh A non-profit organization that integrates environmentally responsible--and high performance--design, construction and operating practices into the Greater Pittsburgh market.
Developed by the Metropolitan Partnership for Energy and is co-administered with the Greater San Antonio Builders Association. The goal of Build San Antonio Green is to create awareness and interest among builders and homeowners in resource-efficient building methods, materials, and technologies.
Since 1989, Building for Social Responsibility has served building professionals and the public by hosting seminars and workshops on selected building related topics including: Healthy House Construction, Building the Green Home, Straw Bale Construction, and Environmental Design.
A non-profit organization dedicated to increasing Vermonts participation in green building and to promoting the environmental, financial, community, and health benefits of green design, construction, and building operation practices.
Explanation of Green Buildings, Green Building Fund and Incentive program.
BUILT GREEN Washington is a coalition of Washingtons regional green home building programs. Were here to help home builders and home buyers get the information needed to build and buy green! Reducing the environmental impact of home construction, produces healthier homes that operate much more efficiently, save energy, water, resources and money, too.
Built Green is an environmentally-friendly, non-profit, residential building program in the greater Seattle area providing consumers and builders with an easy-to-use rating system.
Built Green is a program of the Home Builders Association of Kitsap County that promotes the use of environmentally friendly features in new and remodeled homes.
Wisconsin Green Building Alliance provides a variety of resources, including: an annual green building conference, educational forums and site visits to green demonstration projects, a quarterly newsletter and an annual assessment survey to keep abreast of the needs of the industry.